Category Archives: School News

Magic and Power Dominate in Theatre Season Openers

AND JUSTICE FOR ALL… The College of Charleston Department of Theatre and Dance’s 2018-2019 season of social justice is expressed this year through musical theatre, drama, comedy and dance. The theme continues to support the College of Charleston’s sustainability literacy initiative aimed to equip students with the knowledge and skills to solve challenges of social justice, economic […]

IN THE MIX: Explore the Art of Composing Music for Film & Television

The College of Charleston’s IN THE MIX speaker series will once again delve into the nuances of the music business with Commercial Licensing and Scoring on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 at 6:30 p.m at the Simons Center for the Arts, Room 309 (54 Saint Philip St). Composer, producer and adjunct faculty member Nathan Michel will discuss the intricacies of his work as a composer for film and […]

2nd Monday Series: Music of David Gordon

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the music of David Gordon in a concert featuring faculty members Paul Sánchez, piano; Kayleen Sánchez, soprano and Eka Gogichashvili, violin. The trio has prepared a vast array of Gordon’s repertoire ranging from double piano to full trio works. Gordon’s cycle […]

See the Dance: The History of American Minstrelsy

College of Charleston students will be able to attend and participate in a live taped recording of the NAACP award winning educational play, See The Dance: The History of American Minstrelsy in partnership with the Department of Theatre and Dance and with the Sustainability Literacy Institute. As part of a national anti-bias education program, See The Dance teaches students […]

Arts Abound | Fall 2018 Events Calendar

With events ranging from fully-staged, professional dance and theatre productions to scholarly lectures on art and architectural history, the College of Charleston School of the Arts offers numerous public arts experiences for well-seasoned patrons and curious novices alike. Throughout the academic year, the school presents a robust season of CofC Concerts, arts management sessions on navigating the music industry, theatre + […]

Piccolo Spoleto Festival: College of Charleston Young Artists Series

The Young Artists Series features some of the College of Charleston School of the Arts’ most accomplished music students and alumni. Tickets are $11 (FREE for kids 12 and under) and available for purchase(up to 2 hours before performance) at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival Box Office in the Charleston Visitors Center, by calling 1-(866)-811-4111, online, or at the door. […]

Piccolo Spoleto Stelle di Domani Theatre Series

Spoleto Festival USA and Piccolo Spoleto Festival present a 17-day feast of the arts featuring some of the most talented artists from the School of the Arts, from the local area and from around the world. The cultural adventure begins on Friday, May 25 and continues through Sunday, June 10. Stelle di Domani series features students, faculty […]

2017-18 School of the Arts Awards

The School of the Arts honors the achievements of a select group of students who have demonstrated excellence in their respective disciplines. The Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 10 recognizes those who have set a standard for their peers as well as those who will follow in their footsteps. The School also acknowledges illustrious alumni: ALUMNI AWARDS Award of Achievement […]

“Into the Woods” — An Adult Fairy Tale Musical

Everyone thinks they know the classic fairy tales Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel, and Little Red Riding Hood. But in the hands of Stephen Sondheim (music/lyrics) and James Lapine (book) and their Tony award-winning musical Into the Woods, we see our favorite childhood storybook characters as never before. This adult fairy tale takes us […]

Chapel Moves Dance Concert Choreographed by Students

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the dance concert, Chapel Moves. The annual performance features original dances by some of the department’s most talented students. These future professional choreographers and aspiring dance artists will showcase pieces selected for inclusion in the American College Dance Association’s southeastern […]